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Corruption digest - investigation by global witness on carbon emission deal leads to arrest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

The CEO of the UK based Carbon Harvesting Corporation (CHC), Mike Foster, has been arrested by the City of London Police's Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit, following an investigation by Global Witness into a bribery allegation in Liberia involving the trade of carbon credits

Crown Prosecution Service officer jailed for taking bribe

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

Safraz Ibrahim, a senior Crown Prosecution Service officer in Wales, has been jailed for accepting a bribe of £20,000, to use his position to discontinue an assault charge

Bribery Act

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

The Government has announced that the Act will come into force in April 2011

Briton freed from jail

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Afghanistan, United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

Following the report in the May Corruption Digest, Bill Shaw, the Kabul manager of British security company G4S, who was given a two year sentence for bribery, has been cleared by the Afghan Court of Appeal and released

Fine for corrupt city stockbroker

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

Simon Eagle, a former city stockbroker was given a £2.8 million fine for his part in a share ramping scheme

Single agency to tackle white collar crime

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2010

The Government is considering the creation of a new agency from the enforcement division of the Financial Services Authority, the Serious Fraud Office, the City of London Police's Economic Crime Directorate and the Fraud Unit at the Crown Prosecution Service